Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks 2016
October 18-20, 2016 - London UK

SDSU researches DDGS zein protein in cancer drug

The zein protein from distillers grains might someday help women in the fight against breast cancer, according to research being conducted at the South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy in Brookings, S.D.READ MORE

TMO Renewables introduces U.K. pilot plant

TMO Renewables Ltd., headquartered in the United Kingdom, recently introduced a pilot-scale ethanol plant. The facility, which has the capacity to produce 1 million liters of ethanol annually (approximately 264,000 MMgy), is currently operating near Surry, England.READ MORE

Biométhodes, Virginia Tech sign agreement

French biotechnology company Biométhodes has signed an exclusive worldwide option-to-license agreement with Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties Inc. for multiple technologies designed to convert biomass into ethanol and biobased hydrogen.READ MORE

Airgas to colocate carbon dioxide plant

First United Ethanol LLC, a 100 MMgy corn-based ethanol plant under construction in Camilla, Ga., will have a ready customer for its carbon dioxide. Airgas Inc. announced July 9 that it will build a 450-ton-per-day liquid carbon dioxide plant at the FUEL complex.READ MORE

ABF, Mascoma to develop cellulosic ethanol

Associate British Foods, a London company, has announced a strategic collaboration with Massachusetts-based Mascoma Corp. to develop advanced conversion methods in the production of cellulosic ethanol.READ MORE

EU considers lowering biofuels targets

The European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety issued a recommendation July 7 that the European Union use caution while developing its renewable fuels policies and consider lowering its target for future use.READ MORE

G8 summit leaders discuss energy, food security

Leaders of the most powerful countries in the world met in Hokkaido, Tokyo, on July 7-9 for the G8 summit. Leaders from the United States, Japan, Britain, Canada, Germany, France, Italy and Russia spent time discussing a number of issues, such as food security, energy security, climate change and issues relating to the global economy, including the price of oil.READ MORE

BBI to host advanced biofuels conference

BBI International Inc. will host the Advanced Biofuels Workshop and Trade Show on September 28-30 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The conference will address where and how biofuels will be produced and marketed to meet the federal renewable fuels standard.READ MORE

Despite flood, Iowa producers meet demands

Iowa ethanol producers faced logistical challenges in getting their ethanol to market during last month's flood, but the challenges were not insurmountable, according to Monte Shaw, executive director for the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association.READ MORE

WASDE: Corn cash, future prices remain strong

In the July 11 World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate report, the UDSA said the 2008-‘09 marketing year average price for corn received by producers is projected to be $5.50 to $6.50 per bushel, up 20 cents on each end of the range.READ MORE
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